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    • Manufacture: Knapped/flaked
    • Institution: BUC

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Record ID: BUC-C97311
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A possible flint scraper dating to the Neolithic period, c. 4500-1500 BC. Flint, dark grey with lighter grey patches. Rectangular shaped. Pronounced bulb of percussion on the ventral face suggesting a hard hammer. Retouch is short, abrupt, and scaled along one edge. Length: 45.6mm, Width: 19.2mm, thickness: 8.7mm, weight: 10.34g.
Created on: Monday 14th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 5th February 2019
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Record ID: BUC-C95145
Object type: SERRATED IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
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A possible Neolithic serrated implement, dating to c. 4500-1500 BC. Flint, mottled white and grey surface with occasional orangy spots, near the platform edge is a darker grey. Sub triangular shaped. Pronounced bulb of percussion on the ventral face suggesting a hard hammer, defined ripple marks across the surface. Retouch creating a serrated edge on both sides, 5 teeth per cm. Length: 62.9mm, width: 30.9mm, thickness: 8.2mm, weight: 12.21g.
Created on: Monday 14th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 5th February 2019
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Record ID: BUC-0B3535
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Milton Keynes
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A possible Neolithic to Bronze Age scraper, dating to c. 2700-1500 BC. Flint, mottled white and grey surface with orangy spots, inside is a dark grey colour. Sub triangular shaped. Tertiary flake, pronounced bulb of percussion on the ventral face. Retouch (short, stepped,abrupt). Length: 24.7mm, width: 22.9mm, thickness: 5.8mm, weight: 2.81g.
Created on: Monday 24th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: BUC-0AA76B
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A late Neolithic to early bronze age scraper, dating to c. 2700-1500 BC. Flint, translucent grey with dark grey spots inside. Leaf shaped. Secondary flake with small area of cortex present. Hard hammer, pronounced bulb of percussion on ventral face. Retouch (short, stepped, semi abrupt) on one edge. Length: 25.2mm, width: 19.9mm, thickness: 5.5mm, weight: 2.77g.
Created on: Monday 24th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: BUC-0A25C1
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Neolithic to Bronze Age thumb-nail scraper, dating to 2400-2200 BC. Grey flint with white and orange brown spots. The scraper is D shaped, with a large striking platform. Tertiary flake, hard hammer, pronounced bulb of percussion on ventral face. Retouch (short, stepped, abrupt). Length: 23.4mm, width: 24.0mm, thickness: 9.4mm, weight: 5.56g.
Created on: Monday 24th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: BUC-EC463A
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint Neolithic rounded scraper dating to c. 4500-1500 BC. Translucent grey brown flint with some white spots. The scraper is leaf shaped, with the striking platform near the narrowed point. Secondary flake with a small area of cortex present. On the dorsal face there is invasive, stepped, semi abrupt retouch. On the ventral face there is limited invasive, stepped semi abrupt retouch along one edge. Prominent bulb of percussion with ripple marks on both sides radiating upwards, suggesting a hard hammer. The scraper measures 37.7mm in length, 26.3mm in width, 7.9mm in thickness, and 9…
Created on: Friday 16th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: BUC-98C19F
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete flint core rejuvenation flake from the Mesolithic period, dating from 9000-4300 BC. The flint is a long triangular shape. On the dorsal face there are conchoidal ripple marks running up the flint. These are weak suggesting that a soft hammer was used. On the proximal end is a small striking platform. There is a small bulb of percussion on the ventral face. The retouch is short, scaled and abrupt along one edge of the distal end. The flint is a pale grey and brown colour, with patches of white across the surface. The flint measures 38.1mm in length, 15.9mm in width, 6.5mm in…
Created on: Monday 14th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 14th May 2018
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Record ID: BUC-2F0886
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a bifaced flint implement. The flint is sub triangular in shape, and pointed oval in cross section. There is a diagonal break running across the wider section of the implement. On the dorsal face there are conchoidal ripple marks. On both mesal edges there is evidence of retouch in the form of stepped, invasive, low angle pressure flaking. It is possibly part of a chisel or dagger dating from the late Neolithic to the Early Bronze age, c. 2500-1500 BC.
Created on: Wednesday 9th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2018
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Record ID: BUC-1BA587
Object type: GUNFLINT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete knapped gun-flint from a flintlock musket of Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1600 - 1900. The flint is retangular in shape, and trapezoid in cross section, and has been worked around the edges of the flint. The flint is a light brown colour, with white patches. It measures 33.9mm in length, 25.8mm in width, 6.8mm in thickness, and weighs 8.23g. The gunflint is similar to YORYM-5F5645, which explains that 'the flintlock was first used from the mid 16th century and became part of the main regulation firearm for the British army during the reign of William III. The knapped flint was …
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2018
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Record ID: BUC-8247D1
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint flake probably dating from the late Mesolithic to Middle Neolithic period, 6300 - 2400 BC. The is a white grey colour, with orange brown patches showing through from underneath where the flint has been hit. The flake is D shaped, and oval in cross section. On the ventral face there is a large bulb of percussion on the right lower edge, with the striking platform slightly on the mesal edge. The conchoidal ripple marks radiate out from this point in a diagonal line across the flake on both sides. On the dorsal face there is evidence of the removal of parallel blades. The extent …
Created on: Monday 5th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 5th February 2018
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Record ID: BUC-43BA4D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver medieval long cross penny of either Edward I (1272-1307) or Edward II (1307-1327) dating to 1301-1314 AD, classes 10ab-11. Mint of London. The coin is worn and slightly misshapen.
Created on: Friday 4th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 5th September 2017
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Record ID: BUC-0068A9
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Flint implement dating from the middle Neolithic to late Bronze Age, 9500 - 700 BC. Translucent white colour with a grey from underneath. Struck with a hard hammer, there is a prominent bulb of percussion and strongly defined ripple marks. The implement is longitudinally curved, and is oval in shape. The extent of the retouch is short and stepped, with a semi abrupt angle. There are notches running down the length of one of the sides, suggesting a serrated edge. The flint is worn. The flint measures 48.6mm in length, 22.4mm in width, 6.1mm in thickness, and weighs 4.93g.
Created on: Friday 24th February 2017
Last updated: Monday 6th March 2017
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Record ID: BUC-00046E
Object type: BURIN
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint Upper Palaeolithic to early Neolithic possible burin, dating from 150,000 BC - 3500 BC. Translucent white colour with a grey from underneath. Sub-triangular shaped, with slight retouching on the long edges. Struck with a hard hammer, there is a prominent bulb of percussion and strongly defined ripple marks. The extent of the retouch is short with a semi abrupt angle. The flint is worn. The burin measures 38.8mm in length, 17.8mm in width, and 9.4mm in thickness. It weighs 4.19g.
Created on: Friday 24th February 2017
Last updated: Monday 6th March 2017
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Record ID: BUC-D791B2
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete flint barbed and tanged arrowhead dating from the late Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age (c.2500 - 1150 BC). One of the barbs has been broken off, and the tip of the arrowhead is missing. The arrowhead is sub triangular in shape, and has been bifacially worked using pressure flaking, although one side less so and rings radiating out from where the flint was struck are visible. On the opposite side to this part of the cortex is attached on the centre of the arrowhead. The outside edge of the arrowhead has been shaped by pressure flaking retouch. The arrowhead is a dark…
Created on: Tuesday 29th November 2016
Last updated: Friday 2nd December 2016
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Record ID: BUC-C29B73
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint scraper of probable Neolithic date. The tool is sub-oval in plan and bifacially worked, the flake removal scars being covering, scaled and low angle. The flint varies between dark grey and a recorticated yellow.
Created on: Sunday 18th January 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tiffield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BUC-69254E
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A tertiary flint waste flake of prehistoric date. The irregular flake has a bulb-of-percussion at the proximal end of the ventral surface, below which are diffuse ripples. The surface is a mottled off-white to blueish-grey colour, due to recortication, and there is no visible retouch.
Created on: Thursday 9th October 2014
Last updated: Saturday 13th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fulbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BUC-678B0F
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Created on: Thursday 9th October 2014
Last updated: Saturday 13th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Martinstown', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BUC-67705A
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A secondary flint waste flake of prehistoric date. The pear-shaped flake retains some of its original cortex on the dorsal surface, and the ventral surface is a recorticated off-white. There is no visible bulb-of-percussion or rippling, and this may be a thermally fractured, natural, piece rather than a struck flake.
Created on: Thursday 9th October 2014
Last updated: Saturday 13th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wigginton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BUC-624D80
Object type: TRANCHET AXEHEAD
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Flint tranchet axe/adze, asymmetric section, one face keeled, other convex, fully flaked over all. Light brown opaque flint, some signs of patination. Tranchet sharpening unclear. Length 135mm, Width 44mm, Thickness 33mm. Mass not recorded.
Created on: Wednesday 30th May 2012
Last updated: Friday 23rd May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Knotty Green', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BUC-700F77
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Knapped flint barbed and tanged arrowhead dating from the Late Neolithic to Middle Bronze Age (c. 2500 BC - c.1150 BC). The arrowhead is bifacially worked and sub-triangular in plan, with two notches in the base, flanking a central tang with a barb at either side. One barb has completely broken off. The tang, and probably the other barb, have lost their tips. The arrowhead has invasive shallow parallel retouch on both faces, with a patch of cortex remaining in the centre of one face. The flint is dark grey. It is 33.63mm long, 23.31mm wide and 5.48mm thick; it weighs 4.09 grams. I…
Created on: Wednesday 18th January 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 13th November 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wing', grid reference and parish protected.


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